Dave Gray Dies at 33

January 18, 2002 Madison, WI
The local Madison Comedian had epilepsy. He died after suffering a grand mal seizure at the home of his closest friends, Liz and Doug Dederich, 1318 Spaight St. He was sleeping on the couch in the front of the house.

Some of Dave's Gigs:
  • Hosted "Hot Tonight!" on Fox 47
  • "The Gray Area," a twice-a-week, live comedyshow on cable access station WYOU
  • "The 6:30 Show" once a week on TVW, WISC-TV/Channel 3'scable outlet.
  • Morning radio show on "The Buzz," WYZM/FM 105
  • Performed weekly at the Funny Business comedy club on State Street

    "Are you going to miss Jerry Seinfeld?"
    Gray asked the audience shortly after Seinfeld went off the air. They cheered loudly.

    "Are you going to miss me?" he asked, getting a lesser response.
    Then, he added, "I should have cancelled myself a long time ago."